Episode 10: More Coffee!

September 19, 2016

Our podcasts have been continuing all summer, but I seem to have stopped posting them on this blog!  To see episodes 8 and 9, visit our YouTube Channel.

Show Notes:

Introductions 

September 8, 2016
Wet Coast Wools
Glenda & ec0g33k

FOs (Finished Objects)
What we’re wearing:
B: Campside Cardigan by Alicia Plummer, Knit Picks Wool of the Andes (everglade heather) and cambie dress by sewaholic

G: Feather and Cloud by Veera Välimäki, from the Interpretations Vol. 1 collection that she did with Joji Locatelli (oops, I was wrong!).. ;)

B:
~West Coast Cardigan
Test Knit for Jane richmond
CWM Prairie Sea Fusion
Turned out smaller than expected but still weareable me thinks
~Rainbow Socks
My Rainbow is better than your honor student
Tried SOS heel but failed at prep work
~Georgetown by Hannah Fettig (home and away)
Cascade 220, Medium Grey Mix, Red and Black
Never ending blacking ribbing!!!, definitely a must block
Knit one plain row before binding off in cc
~Quick Mitts by Jane Richmond
Lion Brand Woolspun Mesa Print

Glenda:
~Bertie Wooster’s Faux Pas by Becky Greene
This was a MKAL from last December. Took me ages to finish
2.25mm 40” circular, knit 2 at a time, Size Large (72 sts) Not doing that again for socks!
Purple Opal yarn
~Mystik Spiral Socks by Josh Ryks
The look twisty because of the Short rows, but they fit well enough
2.25 Karbonz DPNs, made the largest size, which is 72 sts. I like my socks loose.

dpnsforever!

Opal Schafpate in color 8903 Silberdistel
Is that it?!! ;)

WIPS
B
~No. 2 pencil socks by Yarn Enabler
Trying a fleegle heel, (how would you do a contrast fleegle heel?)
~April by Isabell Kraemer
US 4/3.5mm karbonz, Holst garn supersoft in carmine
Trying to get at least a repeat done a day (1.5”/repeat)
~Skirt In the Round
Knitting Stories by Sylvia Olsen
Cascade 220 Lilac and Galaxy
Been on the needles for almost a year, had to frog most of the color work but now looks way better

Glenda
~Coquelicot, by Hel et Zel (means “poppy”)
For my friend’s daughter; making a size 8
RYC Cashsoft DK (long since discontinued); Last time I used it, it stretched badly, so I’m knitting it on a 3.5mm to make a tighter fabric (and get gauge)
Could have been done, but I was chatting with Marsha too much yesterday! ;)
~In Stillness by Alicia Plummer
This is for our top-down pullover class. It’s a sweater moustache right now…
Knoll Coast, Lambswool & Cotton, colour Nimbus, 4mm needles
The class runs every other week, so I haven’t knit much on it - I don’t need to finish the yoke until next Thursday
~Sunny side up! by Isabell Kraemer
Left out the lace pattern, making stripes instead.
Knit One, Crochet Too Cozette (62% Silk, 30% Cotton, 8% Nylon) in Medium Blue and Seaglass. Its about 3 skeins… I think one was overweight, therefore the count is off. Computer says I only had 2 blue skeins, not 3.
Started this in June 2014 (?!?)

Store News
Canada KAL
Prizes - project bags, skein of Oh Canada! Yarn from Smith & Ewe, stitch markers too

New yarn
Elisa, from Borgo de’Pazzi - XL bulky yarn (category 7?), 100% wool, 98m/200g skein
B made a sample; Garter version of The One-Ball-of-Rasta Version of the Triangle Cowl
More colours coming soon (lighter grey, green, rusty orange colour)
New colours of Stout
Estelle Chunky - Acrylic/Wool/Nylon blend, great for blankets and kids’s wear, also brightly coloured accessories that need to be machine washable
Tiptoe sock yarn

Podcasts mentioned
Relentless knitting
2 tangled skeins
Soxcetera
Dye another day
Legacy Knitz
Bakery Bears
Yarngasam




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